Have you ever felt like you were Made for Motherhood? Well, God and modern neuroscience agree you are! Through Biblical and scientific references and first-person narratives, Made to Mother® empowers women to take a closer look at the depth and diversity of femininity and motherhood and makes a supported argument that women are divinely designed […]
Reflecting on a New Year
A few weeks ago I posted this anti-resolution on my personal Instagram feed. As I sit in solitude on my birthday weekend in a lovely cabin in the middle of the rural Willamette Valley wine country, I’m inspired to post some mid-life mama musings on this long-forgotten blog. The last few months, well, if I’m […]
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Today is the Day of Salvation: Don’t Put it Off Any Longer!
This content has been adapted from JD Farag and Calvary Chapel in Kanehoe, HI. It has been shared with permission. If you die today will you go to Heaven? If the trumpet calls the church home tonight, will you among the rapture of the saints? Don’t put off any longer the most important decision you […]
The COVID Family’s Guide to Deep Cleaning a Kitchen
This post has been sponsored. I have received compensation to share this content. Let’s face it; we’ve been stuck inside the house for months now there are more dishes, more laundry, and more dirt. Everywhere! Nobody likes cluttered cabinets, dusty cupboards and refrigerator tops, or an oven that smokes every time you bake something. And […]
We LEARN to Mother – Vaishnavi’s Story
I grew up in a multi-generational home; my great-grandmother was the first person to hold me, and when my mother came home from the hospital, my great-grandmother was our guardian. My mom tells me stories about how my great-grandmother would sit at the door of our bedroom and fend off unwanted visitors so my mom […]
StarLux Games: The Perfect COVID Family Game
I received a Starlux Glow Battle Game in exchange for this post, however all views expressed are my own. We’re going on six weeks of a shelter-in-place stay-home executive order here in the state of Oregon. And for a family of five with two, full-time working parents and three kids navigating Crisis Survival School, things […]
Swimming Pool Safety Advice for Parents
Are you looking forward to summer? The summer months are hot, sticky, and often a little unbearable, which is why so many families head to their local swimming pool to cool down and have fun. It’s easy to assume a visit to the pool is a safe way to spend an afternoon, and if done […]
4 Tips for Bonding with Your NICU Baby
When you find out you’re expecting, it’s normal to feel a flood of emotions. You’re excited, nervous and eager to meet your little one. You’re careful throughout your pregnancy, you follow the advice you’ve been given, and you create your birthing plan with a little help from your midwife and partner. Labor begins and even […]
On Turning 40: Our Parent’s Generation vs Our Generation
It was a different era when our parents turned 40. It was full of the color black and over-the-hill jokes. But I’ve noticed something has shifted in our generation as we approach the older ages. New cliches have arose; we say things like, ’40 is the new 30,’ ‘Age is just a number,’ ‘Life begins at […]
Understanding Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis
The more you know about your autistic child’s needs, the more you can help them thrive. From the moment their doctor begins to discuss the possibility of Autism, your world may be turned upside down. At first, it may seem like a daunting diagnosis. But in time you’ll find that there are many measures that can […]